Make room for the e-bikes, the top selling electric vehicles for the next decade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A new study from Deloitte predicts what we have said before: e-bikes will eat cars. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2020 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #1

Skeptical Science - A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Dec 29, 2019 through Sat, Jan 4, 2020 Editor's Pick There Is No Safe Global Warming Australia Bushfire - Shutterstock Safety is something we all crave. It’s human nature. And so perhaps it’s not surprising that we’ve spent the past decade or so outlining what a “safe” level of global warming is. Language reflecting the … [Read more...]

Put a houseplant on your desk to decrease anxiety significantly

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A new study reveals stress-reducing benefits for office workers when even just viewing a small plant on their desk. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

7 high-impact lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Latest Items from TreeHugger - If 10 percent of Americans adopted these 7 changes, we could cut total domestic emissions by 8 percent in 6 years. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How Ghent got rid of cars and transformed the city in a decade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Why can't we do this in North America? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

I tried Swedish dishcloths and they are amazing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Durable yet biodegradable, these special dishcloths can replace paper towels, sponges, dish towels, microfiber cloths, and chamois. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to Sleep Better Without Medication

Nature Moms - Sleep deprivation is a very common issue so many people in our world are struggling with, and the list of reasons is long. For some people, sleep is a struggle because of stress that goes unmanaged, for others it’s the blue light that emits from their devices. For others, too much caffeine late in the day is the culprit. In our society today, most people try to fight their lack of sleep with medication, and while this can do the job quickly, it has untold consequences on our … [Read more...]

Could you live the 1.5° lifestyle?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - We are going to try and live the 2.5 Tonne Diet. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

No plastic 2020: The reason I am giving up all plastic bottles

Latest Items from TreeHugger - I don't but many plastic bottles, but the ones that I do will take some creative workarounds to avoid. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

On MNN: Boomer posts I thought were OK

Latest Items from TreeHugger - On our sister site I write about issues affecting the baby boomer generation. Here are some of my favorites from the year. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Idaho stops are now legal in Oregon too

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Maybe other jurisdictions will learn from this. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #52, 2019

Skeptical Science - The other side of the coin Last week's New Research mentioned a New York Times article describing how academic researchers plow straight through holidays with work. On the publishing side: not so much. Argue about priorities but clearly there's a difference in attitudes between the input hopper and the output conveyor. This week's posting presents a starved appearance reflective of a slowdown in the supply chain of research goodies. 29 Articles: Physical science of global … [Read more...]

Our 10 most popular recipes of the year

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The top how-to food stories can be summed up in one word: COMFORT. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Cory Doctorow has a vision of "resilience and joyful thriving through and after a just climate transition"

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Unless, of course, TINA gets in the way. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2019 in Review: another busy year for the Skeptical Science team

Skeptical Science - As we wrap up 2019 and prepare for 2020, here is our annual review of what our team was up to during the year. As in previous recaps, this one is divided into several sections: Scholary publications, projects and books Other publications and activities Recorded talks and podcasts Our MOOC Denial101x Conferences Website activities Rebuttal statistics Downloads Translations Social media Cranky Uncle fundraising campaign Scholarly publications, projects and … [Read more...]

Photo: Beautiful young bull elk strikes a pose

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Our photo of the day comes from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

6 mega-trends that marked the past decade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - These are the ones that also had a green slant to them, making them special to TreeHugger's heart. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #52

Skeptical Science - Story of the Week... Editorial of the Week... Toon of the Week... Coming Soon on SkS... Climate Feedback Reviews... Poster of the Week... SkS Week in Review... Story of the Week... 2019 in review: Polarised world entering era of climate impacts We look back on CHN’s reporting from a year that saw a great collision of political and physical forces Women help unload humanitarian aid from a helicopter after cyclone Idai hit Mozambique in March 2019. (Photo: … [Read more...]

Three tweets that changed my decade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A look back at the tweets that changed the way I think about sustainable design. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The 20 most popular reader’s photos of 2019

Latest Items from TreeHugger - From ancient trees and strange sea slugs to odd and adorable insects plus more, our most popular reader's photos of the year are a tribute to Mother Nature. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #52

Skeptical Science - A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Dec 22 through Sat, Dec 28, 2019 Editor's Pick Record hit for most ice to melt in Antarctica in one day, data suggests: "We are in a Climate Emergency" Newly released Antarctica topography map, BedMachine, and related findings published in the journal Nature Geoscience on Dec 12, 2019 The record in recent decades for the highest level of ice to melt … [Read more...]

7 ways to dispose of an old Christmas tree

Latest Items from TreeHugger - There are lots of ways to put a tree to good use. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Our 12 most popular stories of 2019

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Tiny homes and food proved to be popular, but a story on sneakers (really?) ran its way to the top. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]